Man suspected of murder arrested in LA

December 16, 2011 7:26:43 PM PST
San Jose police Friday announced an arrest in the June murder of 24-year-old Hector Manuel Garcia in south San Jose.

Martin Anthony Urena, 25, of San Jose, was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of fatally shooting Garcia in front of a house in the 400 block of Nerdy Avenue on June 11 at about 2:40 a.m., police said.

Detectives identified Urena as a prime suspect following multiple interviews and an examination of evidence, police said.

Investigators have not yet determined the motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Sgt. Merlin Newton or Detective Juan Vallejo at (408) 277-5283 or leave an anonymous tip at (408) 947-STOP (7867).

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